Wouldn't you love to lose weight easily and effortlessly, without obsessing about calories or points? Or to get back into exercise without having to force yourself to do things you don't enjoy?  Hypnosis can help you do just that, improving your relationship with food and your body permanently!

 

Hypnosis is highly effective at combating binge eating, emotional eating, late night nibbling, lack of motivation to exercise and much more! I also offer  Gastric Band Hypnosis which can be a wonderful way to reduce overeating and get your appetite back in check.

 

Please note: gastric band hypnosis can not be undertaken on your initial appointment.  

 

 

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Got questions or ready to book? 

You can find out more about hypnosis by clicking around this website or my Facebook page. You can ask more specific questions, book an appointment or request a free 10 minute phone consultation to see if Hypnosis is right for you, over on my Contact page.


 

Thanks Louise, I've dropped 8kg since I've seen you one on one. I was doing the low carb, and after seeing you one on one, I had no trouble what so ever giving up things, my favourite Sweet Chili sour cream chips which I would have at least twice a week, I have eaten them once... It felt bizarre. Still the craving is not there... Magic!

Maree, Launceston 2017

 

 

In the six weeks since your workshop I've quit my four can a day Pepsi habit completely, and I've lost 19cm. Thank you!

Adrienne, Launceston, 2017

 

 

I must say. I haven't eaten chocolate since before the workshop. Even though there was choc biscuits and chocolate cake in the tea room at work yesterday I didnt have any desire for it. I work where there is a lot of Easter eggs too. The exercise part I still have to work on. But not having to have an anticid in 4 days is a win for me. 

Naomi , April 2017

 

  

It was great. Thanks for having me... ran 4.03 km in 35 mins on the treadmill today  

Donna, April 2017

 

 

I have been very satisfied with 3 meals a day, I am not picking in between meals at all and my portion sizes are much more under control, best of all I am not ever feeling deprived or that I am on a "diet" I have lost 7 kilos, my clothes loose, I have gone down to a size 14 but best of all is not puffing and my hip and knee much improved walking the golf course.

Sue, Launceston, 2015

 

 

Scientific evidence proving the effectiveness of hypnosis.

At the bottom of this page are just some of the studies showing the effectiveness of hypnosis for weight loss.

 

 

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Hypnosis Over 30 Times as Effective for Weight Loss

 

Investigated the effects of hypnosis in weight loss for 60 females, at least 20% overweight. Treatment included group hypnosis with metaphors for ego-strengthening, decision making and motivation, ideomotor exploration in individual hypnosis, and group hypnosis with maintenance suggestions. Hypnosis was more effective than a control group: an average of 17 lbs lost by the hypnosis group vs. an average of 0.5 lbs lost by the control group, on follow-up.

 

Cochrane, Gordon; Friesen, J. (1986). Hypnotherapy in weight loss treatment.Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

54, 489-492.

Hypnosis Subjects Lost More Weight Than 90% of Others and Kept it Off

 

Researchers analyzed 18 studies comparing a cognitive behavioral therapy such as relaxation training, guided imagery, self monitoring, or goal setting with the same therapy supplemented by hypnosis.

Those who received the hypnosis lost more weight than 90 percent of those not receiving hypnosis and maintained the weight loss two years after treatment ended.

 

University of Connecticut, Storrs Allison DB, Faith MS. Hypnosis as an adjunct to cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy for obesity: a meta-analytic reappraisal. J Consult Clin Psychol.

1996; 64(3):513-516.

Hypnosis Showed Significantly Lower Post-Treatment Weights

 

Two studies compared overweight smoking and non-smoking adult women in an hypnosis-based, weight-loss program. Both achieved significant weight losses and decreases in Body Mass Index. Follow-up study replicated significant weight losses and declines in Body Mass Index. The overt aversion and hypnosis program yielded significantly lower post-treatment weights and a greater average number of pounds lost.

 

Weight loss for women: studies of smokers and nonsmokers using hypnosis and multi-component treatments with and without overt aversion. Johnson DL, Psychology Reprints.

1997 Jun; 80 (3 Pt 1):931-3.

Hypnotherapy group with stress reduction achieved significantly more weight loss than the other two treatments

 

Randomised, controlled, parallel study of two forms of hypnotherapy (directed at stress reduction or energy intake reduction), vsdietary advice alone in 60 obese patients with obstructive sleep apnoea on nasal continuous positive airway pressure treatment.

 

J Stradling, D Roberts, A Wilson and F Lovelock, Chest Unit, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7LJ, UK

Two Years Later: Hypnosis Subjects Continued To Lose Significant Weight

 

109 people completed a behavioral treatment for weight management either with or without the addition of hypnosis. At the end of the 9-week program, both interventions resulted in significant weight reduction. At 8-month and 2-year follow-ups, the hypnosis subjects were found to have continued to lose significant weight, while those in the behavioral-treatment-only group showed little further change.

 

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

1985

Hypnosis More Than Doubled Average Weight Loss

 

Study of the effect of adding hypnosis to cognitive-behavioral treatments for weight reduction, additional data were obtained from authors of two studies. Analyses indicated that the benefits of hypnosis increased substantially over time.

 

Kirsch, Irving (1996). Hypnotic enhancement of cognitive-behavioral weight loss treatments–Another meta-reanalysis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

64 (3), 517-519.

Hypnosis can more than double the effects of traditional weight loss approaches

 

An analysis of five weight loss studies reported in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology in 1996 showed that the “… weight loss reported in the five studies indicates that hypnosis can more than double the effects” of traditional weight loss approaches.

 

University of Connecticut, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

1996 (Vol. 64, No. 3, pgs 517-519).

Weight loss is greater where hypnosis

is utilized

 

Research into cognitive-behavioral weight loss treatments established that weight loss is greater where hypnosis is utilized. It was also established that the benefits of hypnosis increase over time.

 

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

1996

Showed Hypnosis As

“An Effective Way To Lose Weight”

 

A study of 60 females who were at least 20% overweight and not involved in other treatment showed hypnosis is an effective way to lose weight.

 

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology

1986